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“for just such a time as this”

Having just returned from the Diocese of London Senior Staff Residential I look back on our time together with a sense of real hope. It was both a privilege and fruitful to spend time together; reading scripture (we studied 2 … Continue reading

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For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

My message to the Diocese of London As we enter September, however long it has been since we – or our children – have been at school, it feels like a new term.  I hope that you have found time … Continue reading

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“walking towards and among survivors borrowing some of their courage”

I am very grateful to Jo Kind (MACSAS), Shelia Fish (SCIE) and those survivors who attended the fringe session and the debate at General Synod today. I know that there was a cost for them. At the fringe event as … Continue reading

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Safeguarding – independence V responsibility?

And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the … Continue reading

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70 years of the NHS

Sermon preached today on BBC Sunday Worship Radio 4 FOR 900 years, on this site where we stand today, there has been both a hospital and a place of worship. St Bartholomew’s Hospital traces its roots back to the Augustinian … Continue reading

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Simple Steps of Courage

Yesterday evening I was privileged to attend the London Youth Interfaith Ifar supported by the Naz Legacy Foundation.  I was invited along with the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and … Continue reading

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knowing their people and being known by them

As part of the liturgy for the consecration of bishops the Archbishop says that bishops are called to serve and care for the flock of Christ. Mindful of the Good Shepherd, who laid down his life for his sheep, they … Continue reading

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